Horse Racing | Aspiration Quality

The Aspiration Quality is a Group 3 race held on Randwick Guineas Day. Taking part during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival at the famous Royal Randwick Racecourse, this race is run over 1600m and is solely for fillies and mares. It may not be the main attraction of the day like the Randwick Guineas or the Canterbury Stakes, but it attracts some decent horses from around New South Wales and adjoining states.

It is often used as a lead up to feature races such as the Group 1 Coolmore Classic or the Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes. A Listed Race when it was first introduced, the race gained Group 3 status in 2013. It general attracts above average types which have previously raced in the Group 3 Triscay Stakes or the Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes. Hanbdy recent winners of this race include Illuminates in 2009 and Sacred Choice in 2010.



PREVIOUS ASPIRATION QUALITY WINNERS

PREVIOUS ASPIRATION QUALITY WINNERS

YEAR WINNER JOCKEY TRAINER RACE TIME
2016 HEAVENS ABOVE CHRISTIAN REITH TIM MARTIN 01:35.2
2015 ADORABEEL SAM CLIPPERTON JOSEPH PRIDE 01:34.1
2014 DIAMOND DRILLE TIM CLARK GAI WATERHOUSE 01:35.4
2013 THY LUKE NOLEN PETER MOODY 01:37.5
2012 FIBRILLATION BRENTON AVDULLA TIM MARTIN 01:36.1
2011 WARPATH CHRISTIAN REITH JOHN O’SHEA 01:35.4
2010 SACRED CHOICE DAMIEN OLIVER JOE PRIDE 01:35.5
2009 ILLUMINATES JIM CASSIDY GRAEME ROGERSON 01:35.8
2008 PRAVANA TIM CLARK JOHN O’SHEA 01:36.8
2007 BANC DE FORTUNE ROD QUINN JOHN HAWKES 01:36.6
2006 LORD OF THE LAND GLEN BOSS ANTHONY CUMMINGS 01:35.9